Archive for the ‘TECHNOLOGY’ Category

Introduction to Electricity:

Posted: January 18, 2011 in TECHNOLOGY

Here you have the video Introduction to Electricity. Watch it and answer the questions I gave you:

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Tools in the Workshop.

Posted: October 27, 2010 in TECHNOLOGY

Here you have the files you need to do the activities:

Activity 1: activity 1 workroom

Activity 2: activity 2 workroom

Activity 3: activity 3 workroom

How plastic bottles are made..

Posted: October 14, 2010 in TECHNOLOGY

This is the video that explains how plastic bottles are made. It is a bit difficult to understand but after listening to it twice you will understand a lot of things.

Try to answer these questions:

1.- What two food items are mentioned at the beginning of the video?
2.- Why is plastic better than glass?
3.- How many bottles are produced per hour?
4.- What is a plastic injection moulding machine?

Here you have some key vocabulary:

– PET
– plastic bottles and jars
– plastic packaging
– mould
– pre-form
– quality control testing
– compression test
– resistant to vacuum pressure
– malleable
– pressure
– shape
– converger belt

Game:

Posted: May 10, 2010 in TECHNOLOGY

Have a look to this wonderful game. You´ll enjoy it:

http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/siliconspies.htm

Combustion engine.

Posted: March 14, 2010 in TECHNOLOGY

Do you know the meaning of the word “engine”? Look it up at the dictionary.

Have a look to this video. It describes how a car engine works:

In the next video, you´ll find some information in Spanish. Listen carefully the explanation of  how an engine works:

Once you know how it works, watch the next video. It´s in English. Maybe, you won´t understand it completely, but I´m sure you will be able to answer this question:

Question: The guy doesn´t  use three of the following words. Which ones? Send me an e-mail with the answer.

a.- Lever.

b.- Piston.

c.- Wheelbarrow.

d.- Crank.

e.- Gear.

f.- Pulley.

g.- Valve.

Breakable or unbreakable?

Posted: January 17, 2010 in TECHNOLOGY

Maybe I should test the wheather vane in this way! What do you think: would it be unbreakable? Watch these two videos and decide it….

I want a T-shirt like this:

Posted: December 17, 2009 in TECHNOLOGY

Have a look to this video:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/8333516.stm

Would you like to have one like this?

🙂